Investing in our local funds management industry

A Marshall Liberal Government will support the growth of South Australia’s local funds management industry, creating more jobs in our state. “There are more than 7,000 South Australians currently employed in the finance sector and our universities are producing well-trained graduates in related fields,” said Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “For too long, this sector has…

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Labor has secret plan to increase the GST

The State Liberals have today launched a campaign against Labor’s secret plan to increase the GST, which would smash SA households and businesses. “South Australian voters need to cast their vote this week with their eyes wide open to Labor’s secret plan to increase the GST,” said Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “Increasing taxes and introducing…

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What does the shoppies union want for $1.5 million?

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today the powerful shoppies union (Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA)) had given $1.5 million to the Labor Party since 2013/14. In fact, Electoral Commission of South Australia (ECSA) records show since 2015 the shoppies union has given almost $1 million, including $150,000 paid as recently as 18th January 2018.…

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Liberals agree to inquiry into Valuer-General policy

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today that a Marshall Liberal Government would establish a Parliamentary Select Committee to investigate valuation policies of the Valuer-General and their impact on some retirement village residents. This decision has been taken in response to lobbying from the SA Retirement Villages Residents Association (SARVRA) which has called on both the…

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After 16 years, Labor’s got to go

The State Liberals have launched a new website – 16YearsOfLabor.com.au – exposing some of the Weatherill Labor Government’s most outrageous failures, lies and broken promises. “For too long Labor have been governing on a platform of over-promising, under-delivering and shameless backflipping, failing South Australians time and time again,” said Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “Under Labor’s…

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Liberals to prioritise real doctors over spin doctors

The State Liberals latest election policy will slash the excessive number of ministerial staff and spin doctors currently employed by the Weatherill Government. “The Weatherill Government’s bloated ministerial offices are a disgraceful waste of taxpayers’ money,” said Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas. “This move would save $20 million over four years or about $5 million per year. “Whilst…

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